Cash tells McGowan to open 80% or face legal challenge - Africa News Quick
  • September 1, 2021

Cash tells McGowan to open 80% or face legal challenge

In a blatant political whistle, the attorney general has threatened the Western Australian prime minister with another legal challenge from Clive-Palmer.

Attorney General Michaelia Cash (Image AAP / Mick Tsikas)

Attorney General Michaelia Cash has a message for her home state of Western Australia: Open your border with an 80% vaccination rate or another legal challenge the size of Clive Palmer could emerge.

Cash said The australian that once those goals are met, the state may have less room to defend another legal challenge to its border closures. In November, the Superior Court unanimously rejected Palmer’s constitutional challenge to the hard border of WA.

Since then, as COVID outbreaks have spread across the East Coast, Prime Minister Mark McGowan has been adamant about possible closures and strict and ongoing border restrictions, even at those vaccination thresholds. In a lengthy Facebook post yesterday, he admitted that WA could be a few months behind opening the borders of the rest of the country.

Who is Michaelia Cash REALLY talking to with his threat to WA? Keep reading.

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